84. Wilder-Holton House
located at the northern junction
of US2 and US3 in Lancaster, NH


"This structure, erected by Major Jonas Wilder, from boards planed and nails wrought on the site, originally possessing a four-fireplace chimney and Indian shutters, is Coos County's first two-story dwelling. Construction was initiated on the noted 'Dark Day' of May 19, 1780, which caused work to cease temporarily. Successively a home, a tavern, a church, and a meeting place, it is now a museum."

erected 1972

The Wilder-Holton House was listed on the National Register in 1975.


Wilder-Holton House

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Historical Markers of the White Mountains Region




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1/24/2002